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Rod S. Passman, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

BIOGRAPHY


Rod S. Passman, MD, an attending cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital specializing in cardiac electrophysiology, is the medical director for the Program for Atrial Fibrillation at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, associate director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. His clinical experience includes diagnostic electrophysiology, ablation, and device implantation and management.

An associate professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Passman's research focuses on atrial fibrillation, emerging indications for defibrillators, and device programming. He currently holds grants from the National Institutes of Health as well as from private industry.

Dr. Passman, a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, completed his internship and residency at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center in New York. He conducted his fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He also received a master's degree in epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. Dr. Passman is board certified in cardiovascular disease and cardiac electrophysiology.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine - 1989
  • Residency
    Bronx Municipal Hospital Center - 1992
  • Fellowship
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - 1998

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-664-3278
Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Rhythm Disorders
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Implantable Defibrillators
  • Pacemakers

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Wellmark/Healthnetwork PPO